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News 2016

NIDEK’s GYC-500 Vixi / GYC-500 received 510K clearance


-October 7, 2016, Gamagori, Japan-

NIDEK CO., LTD., a global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of ophthalmic, optometric, and lens edging equipment, is pleased to announce that the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510K clearance for the GYC-500 Vixi Green Scan Laser Photocoagulator / GYC-500 Green Laser photocoagulator.

The GYC-500 Vixi / GYC-500 is a solid state green laser that achieves stable treatment outcomes for multiple applications including, retinal photocoagulation, trabeculoplasty and iridotomy.

This multifunction laser is housed in a small console. The space-saving design allows portability to virtually any room. The 5.7-inch color touchscreen LCD includes an intuitive graphic user interface for quick and easy setup and verification of treatment parameters.

A wide range of selectable delivery units are available for the GYC-500 Vixi / GYC-500. In addition to conventional single delivery units, scan delivery units are added to a wide range of green laser delivery systems. Incorporating Vixi, scan delivery units, into the GYC-500 enables laser treatments with various scan patterns. The GYC-500 Vixi has 22 preprogrammed scan patterns to allow treatment of varying retinal pathologies, enhancing treatment efficiency and reducing patient chair time.

The user-friendly features and wide range of delivery options incorporated in the GYC-500 Vixi / GYC-500 allow versatility for in-office use and the surgical suite.

Product / Model name: Green Laser Photocoagulator GYC-500

For further information contact:
Public Relations, Planning Dept.
Email: info@nidek.co.jp

NOTE: The availability of the products differs from country to country depending on the status of regulatory approval in each country. Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.